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Author Harvey, Jonathan, 1939-2012-

Title Music and inspiration / Jonathan Harvey ; edited by Michael Downes.

Imprint London ; New York : Faber and Faber, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.61 HAR    Available
Description xxiv, 192 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-181) and index.
Contents The composer and the unconscious. The need for inspiration ; Preparation for inspiration ; The experience of inspiration -- The composer and experience. The everyday world ; Artistic experience ; Autobiography ; Inspiration, technique and the compositional process -- The composer and the audience. Pleasing the crowd ; Defining the audience ; Composing for a single person ; Composing for a nation ; Composing for the world -- The composer and the ideal. Order ; Unity ; Aspiring toward the ideal ; Paradise in music.
Subject Composition (Music)
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Added Author Downes, Michael (Michael John)
ISBN 0571200257 (pbk.) : $16.00

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